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MSU invites you to the party of the century

One hundred years is a long time to wait for the party of the Century. This yearís MSU Community Block Party is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21, noon to 4 p.m. on the Old Main lawn. A celebration of Minot Stateís Centennial, the Block Party promises family fun and entertainment for all ages.

Free lunch and birthday cake will be served from noon to 1:30 p.m. Throughout the afternoon, the area will host bounce houses and assorted kidsí activities, historical videos in Ann Nicole Nelson Hall, door prizes, campus tours, First Lutheran Cemetery tours, music by the MSU Jazz Band and Marching Band, DC Entertainment and Jason LeVasseur. Historian and MSU faculty, Mark Timbrook will also be available to sign "When Dreams Come True," the centennial edition of MSU history.

At 2 p.m., a special Centennial program will include the Minot Air Force Base Honor Guard and several local, state and national guests commemorating MSUís continuing legacy of education, service and community engagement. Homecoming coronation at 3 p.m. caps the afternoon festivities.

The Community Block Party, sponsored by the Minot Young Professionals, is free and open to everyone. All campus lots will be available for guest parking.

In case of inclement weather, the block party will be moved to the MSU Dome.

For questions, contact Teresa Loftesnes, marketing director, at 858-3062 or